Donkiesbaai Steen Chenin Blanc 2016
Chenin Blanc, Western Coast, South Africa


Donkiesbaai  Steen Chenin Blanc 2016

21,90 / per bottle
net : 18,72

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Climate: Piekenierskloof has a warm climate, but enjoys light winds from the southwest which results in cool evenings. The vineyards grow at high altitude and the approximate rainfall is 360mm per annum.

Soil: The vineyards are situated on a northeastern slope at the very top of Piekenierskloof pass. The Chenin Blanc bush vines are planted in deep sandy soil and yields 5 tons per hectare. Extreme heat and dry land conditions necessitates deep root development, which serves as a great buffer against the harsh conditions.

Vinification: The grapes are de-stemmed, crushed, pressed and left over night to settle. A portion of the wine was fermented in old French oak barrels for five months prior to bottling.

Tasting Notes:

Colour – Light Fresh Straw Aroma – Tropical aromas of peaches, apricots and pineapple are well supported by a fresh lime and melon notes that adds a fantastic complexity to this multilayered nose.

Palate – The wine shows exceptional follow through of the stone fruit and pineapple onto the palate with a rich, creamy mouthfeel and an elegant, balanced finish. 

Varietal Composition: 100% Chenin Blanc

Bottle Size:   750ml
Alcohol:  14,29%
Acidity:   6,0
pH:  3,12
RS:  1,9

 

Information about the Western Coast wine region:

Country: South Africa
Province: Western Cape
District: Cape Town
Area: 129 km²

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Where is the Donkiesbaai Steen Chenin Blanc 2016 produced?

The Donkiesbaai Steen Chenin Blanc 2016 is a white wine that is produced in the Western Coast Wine Region South Africa.

 


Where to buy the white wine Donkiesbaai Steen Chenin Blanc 2016 ?

You can buy the Donkiesbaai Steen Chenin Blanc 2016 white wine at Donkiesbaai or online at our shop.


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